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u.s. city, chicago, allows non-citizens to vote in school board elections. >>> coming up with -- what the incident commander is saying about that capped oil well in the gulf and the signs that some oil is still leaking out. >> dramatic and expensive coastal er . >>> federal officials have given b. the okay to leave the valves closed on that containment cap on top of a broken oil well in the gulf of mexico, in spite of signs of leakage. national incident commander allan said the seepage is not a page concern, including one leak coming from the containment cap itself. >> the leak age is occurring in a flange just located right about here. there is no indication at this time that this is any indication of a significant problem in the well bore. we think that was going to happen and we would take immediate action. >> ken fineburg the man picked by bp and president obama to administer the $20 billion compensation fund said fishermen and others losing income would be "crazy" not to join that program. he will be more generous than the courts in awarding monday. >> animal offici
. >> reporter: san m ateo's county aferton is one of the most wealthy communities in the u.s. today its quiet streets were anything but. according to the cna the california nurses association, more than 1,100 nurses protested outside the home of the billionaire republican candidate for governor meg whitman. this is what the long line of protesters looked from the air. this is whitman's house. yelling on the streets outside her front fence, a cna actress dressed at queen mega. >> i wish they would stop chattering. >> reporter: and the heavy police presence to keep the streets riot free. >> she didn't bother to vote in 28 years. >> reporter: whitman's announced plans to lay off 40,000 state workers and streamline business and labor rules would undoubtedly hurt nurses. >> the nurses, nurses take care of the most vulnerable. >> reporter: whitman wasn't home today, she was campaigning in southern california. but her campaign put us in touch with two nurses who say whitman would be good for rn's. >> reporter: you support whitman? >> yes, from the beginning. >> she means a whole state, she's not cut
expected oil pressure inside the cap. >>> the scientific teams from the u.s. government and bp and other industry experts and missions continue to talk about the pressure difference in the well and the sources for that that continues to be the main point of discussion. >> also today, a bp employee who worked on the well testified that his told his boss about a hydraulic fluid leak from a critical safety device but doesn't know if federal supervisors were notified. >>> ktvu has followed solar's military career for five years now, tonight rita williams has an update. >> reporter: the war in afghanistan is 7,400 miles away from safe gated rossmoore. but for pat solar, it's as close as a computer. >> i'm not going to put my face in sand, i want to know if she's in danger. >> reporter: he is her son. in the seventh month of serving. we first met pat solar and kyle a short while after kyle enlisted. inspired by his grandfather. >> it was 9/11 that was our pearl harbor. >> reporter: solar hasn't just grown up in the army, he's excelled in it. the audi murphy award, the patterson award, two purp
of u.s. forces in afghanistan [ inaudible ] . >> because of the few decisions that he made on the battlefield but he cherished his life as a soldier. he was forced to resign his post in afghanistan last month after making disparaging remarks about the obama administration in a magazine article. >>> in a sign of economic recovery, ford today reported a big surge in second quarter revenue and profit. the automaker said its sales from april 1st to june 30th were up $4 billion from the year before and the profits surged 13%. in california auto dealers reported today that new car sales overall jumped 23 percent in the first half of this year with the biggest gains coming in just the past three months. wall street responded to those car sales numbers finishing an up week with a winning day. the dow gained 102 appoint, the nasdaq 23. word that major european banks passed the financial stress test and a rise in the euro also boosted the confidence in the global economy. >>> someone has cut down or destroyed dozens of trees in golden gate park. coming up the reward that is now poste
spills in u.s. history. bp says it is preparing to permanently seal the blown out well by pumping mud and cement into a relief well that has been drilled. officials hope to complete the operation called static kill by monday. federal officials stressed to that the response is far from over. national commander admiral allan is in louisiana meeting with parish presidents to address their concerns about the cleanup, fisheries restoration and financial restitution. >>> a new poll released just an hour ago release californians have reeked strongly to that massive oil spill in the gulf of mexico. only 36% of those surveyed by the public institute said they support more drilling off the california coast. 59% are opposed to new drilling. that opposition has jumped 16% since the bp oil disaster. on a separate energy issue, the ppic poll found the majority of californians do not support construction of new nuclear power plants. 44% support the building of new plants. 49% oppose them. the issue is partisan. most republicans support nuclear power while most democrats opposing it. we have also bee
along the u.s.- mexico border. authorities say the drug cartel had recently moved some of its operations to san diego where 27 people were arrested. others charged include current and former mexican law enforcement officials. >> this rico conspiracy involves both state and fed criminal violations, some of the worst on the books, murders, kidnappings, robberies, drug trafficking and money laundering. >> the rico act allows for harsher punishment. >> down 60 police officers. we'll show you how oakland residents are working to keep their streets safe. >> and words of warning, those of you who grow grapes, what people are being asked to do >>> two 13-year-olds were shot. patty lee reports. >> up and down and to the -- back to the wallet. >> reporter: in east oakland, more than 100 boys took an al day crash course on how to man up. >> when you were younger and just realizing what you wanted to do. >> reporter: the man up conference was organized by hundred black men. it's designed to help kids who lack adult role models. >> our goal is to plant seeds that older brothers and younger brothers c
this morning at u.s. forest service land near the county line separating mendecino and akima county. one man was killed the other escaped. mendecino county authorities say they are finding unusually large amounts of marijuana this year. >>> and warships powered across the water on day two of joint u.s. south korean military exercises. one group practiced live fire training on an abandoned submarine. china responded today with a rocket drill. today is the 57th anniversary of the truce that ended the korean war. >>> in mexico, newspapers published a picture today proported to be of a missing presidential candidate. the man is blindfolded and holding up a newspaper with the date of his kidnapping. >>> in brazil, a truck raid ended abruptly after one driver lost control. his truck plowed over the other one tearing both of them apart. the tire lost its tire and landed on it roof. one of the drivers did need help climbing out of the twisted wreckage. >>> could three life guards on duty have done more to save a child. the death of >>> we have just received word into the ktvu newsroom of a deadly ac
be separated. >> reporter: demonstrators are protesting the arizona law and the program now in use in many u.s. cities including san francisco. it gives federal immigration agents access to a state data base of fingerprints taking at county jail. making it easy to find undocumented immigrants. >> we are here to protest those laws that target individuals. >> if we get notified of level two or three offenders that are in jail we're still going to do our job and check them out and if so put them in proceedings or remove them. >> reporter: many protesters told us illegal immigrants are hard workers who deserve the chance to live here legally. this man brought his sons so they can see their roots. >> when my mother came, she was like everybody else. she finally got her paper and luckily i was born here. >> reporter: the protest was large but peaceful. reporting live in san francisco's mission district, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> our coverage turns to mike mibach with the other side of this issue. >> reporter: the other side was quite clear, time to put the politics to the side and secure t
>>> good evening, everyone. i'm frank somerville >> and i'm julie haener. >> the u.s. defense department says that a roadside bomb in afghanistan has killed a 21- year-old soldier from napa. army specialist chase stanley graduated from napa soldier. he was among four soldiers who died in wednesday's explosion. ktvu's amber lee has the story. >> reporter: friends tell us that chase stanley enlisted in the army while he was a senior here at napa high. he left for the military four years ago and was due to be discharmed this summer. >> he was deployed in 2007. >> he remembers his goal of joining the army part of his adventurous spirit and recklessness. >> you know, he was an amazing kid. you put in front of him and he had to get up in three seconds and do something. >> reporter: he had already served 15 months in iraq when he was deployed to afghanistan in december after the army extended his tour. friends say that stanley was ready to come home but was willing to do more to serve his country. >> that's something that he thought was courageous and a man should do. that's somethin
wayne, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> one day after breaking a republican filly buster, the u.s. senate today passed a bill extending unemployment benefits to an estimated $-- 2.5 million out of work americans. they will extend benefits to those unemployed for more than six months whose benefits have expired. it is expected to affect 400,000 unemployed californians. the measure now heads to the house which is expected to approve it tomorrow. >> governor schwarzenegger named his nominee today for california supreme court chief justice. and it is an historic choice. the governor nominated a philippine owe 50-year-old state appellate judge tani cantill-sakauye. she would succeed chief justice ronald george stepping down in january. her colleagues reacted with excitement to the news. >> and it was inspiring, frankly. because she is such a remarkable injureist, such a remarkable person. and she has been such a joy to work with. >>> cantil must be confirmed by the state commission on judicial appointments and then her nomination go before voters on the november ballot. >>> a prominent california ch
words. >>> a new study indicates americans are living longer but till trail behind europeans and a u.s. magazine. the general -- >>> it appears an automated system is to blame for removing a controversial post from former alaskan governor palin. the quote was titled, 3q pre rinsing your dishes is frustrating. especially if you are not happy with the results after the wash. but now pre rinsing is a thing of the past. finish quantumatic is a revolutionary new detergent dosing system. that knows when to release advance detergent and power max bleach. to blast away hard to remove stains. so powerful there's no need to pre rinse for 12 washes. new quantumatic. only from finish. the diamond standard. get a $3 off coupon at finishdishwashing.com >>> the water is back on tonight in a richmond neighborhood cut off when a water main broke and flooded four homes. the line snapped just before 4:00 a.m. on francisco way. east bay mud says 4,200-gallons of water gushed from the pipe. >>> mark is off tonight, fred inglis filling in. since the all star break the giants have been hot. >> and they foun
camp tonight proves through we are about to have a diva convention this upcoming season. >>> pile on u.s. more trouble for the school's football program as the titans are suing the school and coach lane kiffin for quote maliciously luring away assistant running bag coach. pola had a clause in his contract with them that required hip to have written permission before speaking to any other team about a possible job. kissen where he seems to go trouble finds him. >> mark, thank you. that is our report
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